For the third time this year, Mayor Michael Nutter has backed out of a speaking engagement with the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz was confident heading into the May 21 Democratic primary, but did not expect a blowout victory.
A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced a parish merger in Bridesburg on Sunday, and more closings and mergers are expected to come this weekend.
The Northeast Times has helped reunite a lost dog with his Somerton home.
Police officers shot and killed a man on an Oxford Circle street on Saturday morning after he allegedly charged at them with a butcher knife.
May 6 through 19
Alex Horanzy and his buddies had a late night on the town on Dec. 6, 1941. In fact, their night of revelry in Oahu, Hawaii, lasted well into the early hours of Dec. 7, 1941.
Six community leaders are honored during a ceremony at the Community College of Philadelphia Northeast Regional Center.
Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt was the big winner at the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on May 16 as he was named the district’s newest Officer of the Month and Officer of the Year.